Trump Acts on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Against EMP Threats

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 21:44:45 +0000

President Trump has signed an executive order (EO) to boost coordination for and national resilience against electromagnetic pulse (EMP) threats—both from nuclear warfare and natural events like solar superstorms. The action suggests new federal mandates to protect critical infrastructure against EMP events and attacks may be on the horizon.  Senior Trump administration officials from the from the […]

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Trump Acts on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Against EMP Events

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 21:44:45 +0000

President Trump has signed an executive order (EO) to boost coordination and national resilience to electromagnetic pulse (EMP) threats—both from nuclear warfare and natural events like solar superstorms.  Senior Trump administration officials from the from the National Security Council (NSC), the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Energy—who took the unusual step in […]

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The POWER Podcast

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:00:27 +0000

The POWER Podcast Archive: How a Major Resort Owner Manages Its Power https://www.powermag.com/how-a-major-resort-owner-manages-its-power-podcast/ An Inside Look at a State-of-the-Art Training Facility https://www.powermag.com/an-inside-look-at-a-state-of-the-art-training-facility-podcast/ FERC and Cybersecurity: It’s Complicated https://www.powermag.com/ferc-and-cybersecurity-its-complicated-podcast/ Prepare for More Distributed Energy Resources https://www.powermag.com/prepare-for-more-distributed-energy-resources-podcast/ Community Solar Power Offers the ‘Best of Both Worlds’ https://www.powermag.com/community-solar-power-offers-the-best-of-both-worlds-podcast/ Insider Bullish on Renewable Energy Industry https://www.powermag.com/insider-bullish-on-renewable-energy-industry-podcast/ Power Plant Control […]

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National Engineers Week: Engineering for the Power World 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:34:37 +0000

This week (Feb. 17–23) is National Engineers Week. “EWeek” as the National Society of Professional Engineers calls it, is a formal coalition of more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations, and government agencies. Its key goal: raising public awareness of engineers’ positive contributions to quality of life.  Over the […]

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POWER Interview: The Future of Power Sector Engineering Amid Market Disruptions

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:00:39 +0000

Last December, Danish engineering, design, and consultancy firm Ramboll Group, entered into an agreement to acquire U.S-based engineering and design consultancy OBG. Founded in 1945, OBG has delivered integrated engineering solutions within water, energy, environment and advanced manufacturing, and today, the company says it has extensive client relationships in both the private and public sectors, […]

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Former top Chinese general sentenced to life for corruption

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:48:44 +0000

BEIJING — A former top Chinese general has been given a life sentence for taking and distributing bribes and possessing a large amount of property whose origins he could not account for.

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THE BIG PICTURE: World’s Biggest Power Companies

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 05:00:41 +0000

In 2017, the 10 largest power companies, ranked by their installed generation capacity, owned 18% of total global installed capacity, while the next-largest 15 owned around 10%—meaning that the top 25 companies own nearly 30% of global installed power generation capacity, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Chinese companies account for more than one-eighth of global installed […]

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10 Takeaways from the IEA’s Newest World Energy Outlook

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 04:59:00 +0000

The International Energy Agency (IEA) deemed growth and disruptions of the world’s power sector so significant to the future of energy, it dedicated—for the first time—a four-chapter “special focus”

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Game-Changing Coal Power Technologies

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 04:59:00 +0000

To be a relevant player in the future power mix, coal power efficiency and costs must improve, and technologies in the realm of research and development promise to do just that. Although most experts agree

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